NEET Zoology Biomolecules Questions Solved

AIIMS - 2012

Which of the following is a homopolysaccharide?

(a) Heparin

(b) Inulin

(c) Pectin

(d) Hyaluronic acid

(b) Homopolysaccharides or homoglycans are those complex carbohydrates which are formed by polymerization of only one type of monosaccharide monomers. For example, starch, glycogen, inulin, cellulose, chitin, etc.

Agar, pectin, hyaluronic acid, heparin, etc., are heteropolysaccharides.

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